Montana falls short in serving its disabled residents, compared with other states.
Teachers' unions have protested it. Republicans have condemned it. U.S. businesses helped initiate it and President Obama endorsed it.
Innovative programs for Billings students young and old were spotlighted Thursday as part of a back-to-school tour by Gov. Steve Bullock and state Superintendent Denise Juneau.
HELENA — Montana will implement and test students on the Common Core standards this school year, despite opposition and an anticipated battle against the new rules in next year's legislative session.
A school bus soon will resume its afternoon route taking McKinley Elementary students to downtown motels where they are staying with their parents. Another bus will transport children from the Montana Rescue Mission Women’s and Family Shelter to Washington Elementary. All around Billings, ch…
Last spring’s practice run of a new statewide exam has shown that Montana schools are ready to test students online, state K-12 education officials say.
HELENA — A number of Democrats expressed interest in seeking the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate to replace Sen. John Walsh, who ended his campaign Thursday.
It wasn’t entirely clear whether the wastebasket Billings teacher Shelly Stanton clutched was a receptacle or a shield as she fielded a barrage of crumpled paper hurled by fellow educators during her conference session on Wednesday.
The state Office of Public Instruction wants to create rules that would govern future public pre-kindergarten programs, should the state legislature allocate funding for early-childhood education, the agency announced Thursday.
Parents of developmentally disabled Montanans probably left a recent legislative forum with more questions than answers.
No child in Montana should go hungry.
If I asked you to multiply 12 x 50, would you grab a paper and pencil?
PRYOR — On a recent weekday, Plenty Coups High School freshman Dani Buffalo sat at his laptop working on an algebra problem in his Integrated Math I class.
Alarmed that United States has fallen behind other nations in student achievement, some American business leaders convinced state leaders to take action. The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers led the development of new standards, spelling out what …
High-schoolers on the state Student Advisory Board met for their spring retreat in Billings on Friday and quickly got to work on solving all the world’s problems.
The Montana Land Board unanimously approved the 7,160-acre expansion of Signal Peak's coal mine on Tuesday, a move adding nine years to the mine's life.
HELENA — Students won’t be sharpening number two pencils to take the state standardized test this spring.
More high school students in Billings — and from across Montana — took Advanced Placement classes in 2013 than ever before.
HELENA — Montana’s high school dropout rate has declined for the third time in four years and the statewide graduation rate is up to 84.4 percent, thanks in part to the Graduation Matters Montana program, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau said Tuesday.
More and more Billings high school students are making it to graduation.